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Partially transparent; permitting light to pass through in a diffuse manner.

Origin: L. Translucens, fr. Trans-_ luceo, to shine through

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who can identify what these filaments are

... a black object which is naked eyes visible. Under microscope observation it is composed of many small particles and filaments, i think the small translucent ones are mitochondria which are entangled by sth i can't identify. So can anyone tell me what they are? :?:

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by yesiao
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: who can identify what these filaments are
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How does this bacteria look like on these agars?

... to check if I'm on the right track. Could you let me know. this is what I have for my mediums used: :arrow: For PEA, I had tiny, pinpoint whiteish-translucent, circular/convex, smooth colonies. (is this accurate?) :arrow: My blood agar came out with green alpha hemolysis but very dull and kinda ...

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by SweetSarah
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How does this bacteria look like on these agars?
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Why did my Streptococci not grow on my PEA agar?

... know it's one those ones since it was alpha hemolytic on the blood agar) Colony morphology on PEA: barely any growth; few tiny pinpoint, white, translucent, circular colonies with a smooth apperance. .....Does this seem accurate?? There was more growth from my gram negative organism on my Mac ...

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by SweetSarah
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:49 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Why did my Streptococci not grow on my PEA agar?
Replies: 1
Views: 2181

DNA extraction forms very a viscous substance

... in several cases there is no supernatant to recovery. Just a block of a mucus in the tube. Whenever any supernatant is recovered, it is translucent, although quite viscous. Carriyng out the extraction untill the end, in most cases there is no DNA obtained from the extraction, as evidenced ...

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by calobo
Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA extraction forms very a viscous substance
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Microbiology Case Study Help

... that can be observed the inability to differentiate esp among the Gram positive cocci. You would streak for isolation on sheep blood agar. Smaller translucent colonies surrounded by a zone of beta hemolysis would implicate Steptococcus pyogenes or Lancefield Group A strep. You could test for Bacitracin ...

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by JorgeLobo
Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microbiology Case Study Help
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